Johnnie Elaine Arrington Mercer

Johnnie Elaine Arrington Mercer

Mrs. Johnnie Elaine Arrington Mercer, age 92 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

Born Tuesday, February 8, 1927 in Colfax, Louisiana, she was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence A. Arrington and Lee Ola Biddle Arrington; husband, James Mercer; brother, C.A. Arrington; sisters, Omera Sneed, Jackie Bankston and Vergine Arrington.

Mrs. Mercer was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, James C. Mercer and wife Mary and Danny D. Mercer and wife Sara; grandchildren, Chad Mercer, Aimee Mercer Spears, Jamie Mercer McLarty, Jordan Mercer, Kaitlyn Mercer, Jeremy Taylor, Jeffery Mercer, Adam Mercer and Richie Mercer; ten great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home with Rev. Dick DeBusk and Rev. Norris Curry officiating. Interment followed in Garden of Memories in Winnfield.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday from 9:00 AM until time of services.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Adam Mercer, Jeffery Mercer, Jeremy Mercer, Jordan Mercer, Jeremy Taylor, Cody Compton and Richie Mercer as honorary.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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